Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
2015 Movies

John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015

15 December 2015

John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015, as published by Vogue

[see also 2018, 2017]

  1. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  2. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  3. TimbuktuAbderrahmane Sissako
  4. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  5. The MartianRidley Scott
  6. The Big ShortAdam McKay
  7. The WalkRobert Zemeckis
  8. SpotlightTom McCarthy
  9. [tie] The End of the TourJames Ponsoldt
  10. MustangDeniz Gamze Ergüven
  11. TangerineSean Baker